Watch this fascinating video about the McGurk Effect. It deals with the way our brains interpret the vast quantity of stimulus we absorb every minute. From sounds to visual images, our amazing noggins are able to separate out all the different input and make sense of it. However, just like optical illusions trick our eyes, there are also “auditory” illusions that can dupe our ears. This is important as you enter (or re-enter) the career world. Remember, you may hear your employer or supervisor say one thing, but the boss may have actually said something completely different. The moral? Listen carefully!
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